Dane DeHaan

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Dane DeHaan
Dane DeHaan by Gage Skidmore.jpg
Born Dane William DeHaan[1]
(1986-02-06) February 6, 1986 (age 28)
Allentown, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Years active 2008–present
Spouse(s) Anna Wood (m. 2012)

Dane William DeHaan (born February 6, 1986)[2][3][4] is an American actor. He is known for playing Jesse on the HBO series In Treatment, and for his roles in the films Chronicle (2012), The Place Beyond the Pines (2013), Kill Your Darlings (2013), and The Amazing Spider-Man 2 (2014).

Early life[edit]

DeHaan was born in Allentown, Pennsylvania. His father, Jeff DeHaan, is a computer programmer, and his mother, Cynthia Boscia, is an executive at Knoll Furniture.[3] He has an older sister, Meghann,[3] and had what the New York Times Magazine has described as a "very normal, super-supportive childhood".[5] He attended Emmaus High School in Emmaus, Pennsylvania for three years, and appeared in community theater.[6] He switched to the University of North Carolina School of the Arts for his senior year, where he was "around artists for the first time".[5][7] He graduated from the university in 2008.[8]


DeHaan got his start onstage as understudy for Haley Joel Osment in the short-lived Broadway revival of American Buffalo. In 2008, he made his television debut, guest appearing on an episode of Law & Order Special Victims Unit and his 2010 feature film debut in John Sayles' Amigo. He played Jesse in the third season of In Treatment and played Timbo in the fourth season of True Blood.[9]

In 2012, DeHaan starred in the camcorder drama film Chronicle, and as Cricket in Lawless (2012). On December 3, 2012, director Marc Webb announced via Twitter that DeHaan potrays Harry Osborn in The Amazing Spider-Man 2.[1][2] In 2013, he played Lucien Carr in Kill Your Darlings, a role for which he has received critical acclaim.[10] In 2014, Annie Leibovitz photographed DeHaan for a Prada clothing "men’s spring advertising campaign",[11] he was the cover star of Hero (magazine) issue 10, shot by Hedi Slimane and published in October 2013.[12]

Personal life[edit]

In 2012, DeHaan married actress Anna Wood, his girlfriend of six years.[13]



Year Title Role Notes
2008 Stormy Weather Lewis Short
2010 Amigo Gil
2012 Chronicle Andrew Detmer
2012 Lawless Cricket Pate
2012 Lincoln Union Soldier
2012 Jack & Diane Chris
2013 Place Beyond the Pines, TheThe Place Beyond the Pines Jason Glanton
2013 Devil's Knot Chris Morgan
2013 Kill Your Darlings Lucien Carr
2013 Metallica Through the Never Trip
2014 Life After Beth Zach Orfman
2014 The Amazing Spider-Man 2 Harry Osborn/Green Goblin
2014 Life James Dean Post-Production


Year Title Role Notes
2008 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Vincent Beckwith Episode: "Lunacy"
2010 At Risk Cal Tradd TV Movie
2010 The Front Cal Tradd TV Movie
2010 In Treatment Jesse D'Amato 7 episodes
2011 True Blood Timbo 3 episodes


  1. ^ a b Twitter profile
  2. ^ a b Jacobs, Mark (March 2011). "Dane Dehaan". Interview Magazine. 
  3. ^ a b c Longsdorf, Amy (February 9, 2012). "Former Emmaus High student Dane DeHaan: "I was obsessed with acting"". The Morning Call. Archived from the original on February 11, 2012. 
  4. ^ DeHaan profile at Huffington Post, March 25, 2013
  5. ^ a b http://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/films/features/why-dane-dehaans-kiss-with-daniel-radcliffe-isnt-the-only-reason-his-career-is-taking-off-8970204.html
  6. ^ http://tmagazine.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/09/12/dane-dehaan-makes-his-own-way/
  7. ^ profile, McCall's, August 23, 2012.
  8. ^ DeHaan profile, journalnow.com
  9. ^ Dang, Simon (January 28, 2011). "Newcomer Dane DeHaan Joins John Hillcoat's ‘The Wettest County In The World’". indieWire. Retrieved February 10, 2011. 
  10. ^ http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/10/19/entertainment-us-danedehaan-idUSBRE99G1F120131019
  11. ^ "Prada Taps Annie Leibovitz for Men's Spring Campaign". WWD. 8 January 2014. Retrieved 8 January 2014. 
  12. ^ "HERO 10: California Future"
  13. ^ http://fadeinonline.com/top-100-people-in-hollywood-you-need-to-know-2.html/3


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